How to Link Aadhaar Card with Mobile Number (SIM Cards)

How to Link Aadhaar Card with Mobile Number (SIM Cards)


All the SIM cards which you are using now have to be linked with Aadhaar card and this linking process should be done before February 2018. There are many reasons for this, which you have to know. If you do not Link your mobile number with your Aadhaar card before February 2018 your SIM card will be blocked.

Indian government has put forward an initiative that all the SIM cards which are used by people have to be linked with Aadhaar card. The government is doing this because they want one identity of yours that is Aadhaar number. By only putting the Aadhaar number government will track a person with all his details. Some people will think that while making their Aadhaar card they have linked a mobile number and what is case now?

When you have applied for Aadhaar card, a mobile number has been linked with it. That linked mobile number is used to get OTP when you are making transactions using Aadhaar Card. Now government is taking initiative to link all the SIM cards which you are using to Aadhaar card (Bio-metric verification). Certainly you would be using multiple SIMs now, so you have to link all the SIMs with the Aadhaar card.

Process to Link Aadhaar Card with Mobile Number

You have to take your phone number to the nearby retail store. For example if you are using Airtel number you have to take it to the retail store. Also you have to take your Aadhaar card with it.

The person in the retail store will ask your number and then, they will put the mobile number in their system. An OTP will come in your mobile number (Which you are going to link). OTP will not come in the mobile number which is linked in the Aadhaar card.

After the OTP is completed they will ask you your Aadhaar number. Then you have to give your fingerprint for bio-metric verification. After that your SIM card will be linked with your Aadhaar card.

This should be done before February 2018. If you are a New Jio user who have done the bio-metric verification, then you need not to worry but the old Jio users who have not done the bio-metric verification using Aadhaar card they have do bio-metric verification to completely link their mobile number with Aadhaar card.

Note: Fingerprint Bio-metric Verification is mandatory. If not done before Feb, 2018 the SIM cards will be blocked.
How to Link Aadhaar Card with Mobile Number (SIM Cards) How to Link Aadhaar Card with Mobile Number (SIM Cards) Reviewed by Techy Rajnish on September 16, 2017 Rating: 5

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